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Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department

at MaineHealth in Rockport, Maine, United States

Job Description

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Position Summary

 

The scope of emergency nursing involves the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of perceived, actual, or potential, sudden or urgent, physical of psychological problems of individuals/families ranging in age from neonate to geriatric. These may require minimal care of life-support measures, patient and significant other education, appropriate referral, and knowledge of legal implications. Emergency Department patients are people of all ages with problems of varying complexity. Characteristics unique to emergency nursing include unanticipated situations requiring intervention, allocation of limited resources, need for immediate care as perceived by the patient/others, unpredictable numbers of patients, and unknown variables which include severity, urgency, and diagnosis.

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

 

Current in the State of Maine as a Registered Professional Nurse

 

Current BLS Certification

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within six months of hire

 

Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certification (or obtained within 24 months)

 

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

 

Demonstrates written and verbal communication skills

 

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 626635

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Oct 21, 2021